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Cee bv ye bv tei ee wa

Sending away the ghosts of love suicide

The Naxi people, who are probably descendants of nomadic tribes from the north-western part of the Tibetan plateau, live in the mountains of south-western China's Yunnan province. They form one of the country's 56 official ethnic groups and their animistic religion takes its name from the religious specialists called dongba. Aside from the standard script with Chinese characters, the Naxi have two…